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PERCY DORIA

DORIA,  PERCY 

RANK:   LANCE CORPORAL        SERIAL NO:  22953
                         

UNIT:    N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE MACHINE GUN CORPS

BORN:   11/06/1894  -  PORANGAHAU,  N.Z.        

DIED:     16/10/1917    OF WOUNDS RECEIVED PASSCHENDAELE,
                                BELGIUM    
              
PLACE:   8th GENERAL HOSPITAL, ROUEN, FRANCE        

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of  E

PARENTS:   Birley Darlington and Helen Muriel DORIA (later POPE)

SIBLINGS:   Leonard Jack (23/1375) died 08/06/1917 and 
       Birley Reginald (28114) died 30/12/1916

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs Helen POPE, WIMBLEDON, DANNEVIRKE (mother) 

OCCUPATION:  DRIVER

EMPLOYER:   H.B FARMERS CO-OP, WAIPUKURAU 

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   WAIPUKURAU
 
HEIGHT:  5’ 10½”        WEIGHT:     12st 5lb        CHEST:   35”

COMP:   MEDIUM          EYES:   BLUE          HAIR:  DARK BROWN  

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   LONGUESSE (ST OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY,             
                              PAS-DE-CALAIS, FRANCE    
 ENLISTED:   TRENTHAM            DATE:   10/01/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    4th    

MILITARY RECORD:
11/01/1916.  POSTED 4th  REINFORCEMENT COMPANY, TRENTHAM.
06/04/1916.  TRANSFERRED FEATHERSON.
31/05/1916.  LEFT N.Z. HMNZT 54 ‘WILLOCHRA’.
26/07/1916.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT U.K.
26/07/1916.  ADMITTED GENERAL HOSPITAL, DEVONPORT.
29/07/1916.  POSTED ‘A’ COMPANY 5th RESERVE BATTALION.
18/09/1916.  MARCHED OUT TO MACHINE GUN COMPANY, GRANTHAM.
06/10/1916.  MARCHED OUT TO FRANCE FROM GRANTHAM.
13/10/1916.  POSTED TO STRENGTH IN THE FIELD.
08/03/1917.  TAKEN ON STRENGTH IN THE FIELD FROM BASE.
12/04/1917.  ADMITTED No.2 N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE.
12/04/1917.  TO HOSPITAL SICK (CONJUNCTIVITIS).
24/04/1917.  ADMITTED No.15 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION.
01/05/1917.  REJOINED No. N.Z. MACHINE GUN CORPS.
26/06/1917.  SLIGHT WOUND, REMAINED WITH UNIT N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE
‘SLING’.
10/10/1917.  ADMITTED No.59 GENERAL HOSPITAL, FRANCE (SEVERE HEAD
WOUNDS).
16/10/1917.  DIED OF HEAD WOUNDS AT 8th GENERAL HOSPITAL, 
                                          ROUEN, FRANCE.
                                          

AWARDED:    

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.